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3rd Annual CHLM Symposium

Hospital Regulatory Bootcamp & Beyond

Thursday, May 18
Symposium Attendee Networking Hour: 1 – 2 p.m.
Symposium Sessions: 2 – 6:15 p.m.
Cost: $75 AAPA members; $125 nonmembers

The AAPA Center for Healthcare Leadership and Management presents the 3rd annual symposium – Hospital Regulatory Bootcamp & Beyond – offering 4 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit. If you are an experienced PA administrator who needs a step beyond the basics of billing, reimbursement and compliance, then this Symposium is for you.

Walk away with new found knowledge to keep your hospital in the clear and take home resource materials which include CMS citations and rules, relevant Joint Commission standards and ways to evaluate hospital policies and procedures.

Purchase your tickets when you register for AAPA 2017 or add CHLM Symposium to your conference schedule to purchase if you’re already registered.

CHLM Sessions
Thursday, May 18

2-3 p.m.
Don’t Be Afraid of Legal and Compliance Issues: Effective Collaboration with House Counsel
PA administrators can proactively work side-by-side with in-house counsel and the compliance team by taking a coordinated approach to PA/NP policy and implementation of processes. The speakers’ extensive experience working with hospitals on medical staff governance, regulatory and compliance issues, and fraud and abuse counseling will provide a legal perspective for PA administrators.

3-4 p.m.
Avoid Allegations of Fraud, Abuse, and a Plague of Locusts: An Advanced Road Map for Medicare Reimbursement
All corporate leaders, including PAs in high-level administrative roles, can potentially be held individually responsible for healthcare fraud and abuse. This session will cover the best mitigation strategies for avoiding allegations of Medicare and Medicaid billing fraud. These strategies include knowing Medicare and State Medicaid policies and regulations; educating the physicians, PAs, NPs and clinical operations/billing staff; and establishing a compliance plan to review billing processes and claims for accuracy.

4:15-5:15 p.m.
Medicare Reimbursements’ Favorite Boy Bands: ACOs, MACRA, MIPS, and Other Acronyms
This advanced session will dive deep into Medicare billing compliance, physician documentation requirements, and billing rules in various settings.

5:15-6:15 p.m.
When the Storm Is Brewing: Preparing for the Arrival of Hospital Surveyors
Even seasoned PA administrators are challenged by outdated hospital policies which create barriers for PA/NP practice. Voluminous hospital accreditation regulations can be daunting, and when the Joint Commission arrives, you need to be ready. This session will focus on relevant standards and guidelines impacting PA/NP practice, with a focus on high-risk, high-impact topics from the field.